Connection Exists Between Hormone And PTSD

02/28/11 12:44PM Ric Cengeri
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A team of researchers from Emory University School of Medicine and UVM have identified a genetic connection between the hormone PACAP and a person's level of fear and anxiety, and with post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. UVM professors Victor May and Jom Hammack say the team now has the molecular tools to assess whether people are at risk for PTSD.

Click Listen to hear Jane Lindholm's interview with Professors May and Hammack. 

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